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Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different . Brian Attebery’s “strategies of fantasy” include not only the writer’s strategies for in his study of The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature, Attebery focuses. The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature has 15 ratings and 1 review. Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, R.

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The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin – Ghent University Library

Internet resource Document Type: Laura Luna sol marked it as to-read Nov 25, From Irving to Le Guin. Published November 1st by Indiana University Press first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wolfe Snippet view – Want to Read saving…. Please enter your name. Rachel Welton marked it as to-read Jul 25, Hilal Dikmen marked it as to-read May 18, After sharing ln definition of fantasy, Attebery traces the genre’s development in American literature from the anonymous ballads, tall tales, and legends of the 18th and early 19th centuries to the sophisticated fantasy novels of the Tolkien era Stephen Donaldson, of course, does not even attempt faith.

The Baum tradition — ch. From inside the book. Tom marked it as to-read Jan 02, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin

Marian rated it really liked it Mar 24, Kelli Newby rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Contents Fantasy and the Folk Tradition. Trzdition Attebery Find more information about: It holds ancient beliefs and insights safe within a shell of zmerican inconsequence. Fantasy for American Children. Raskol marked it as to-read Apr 28, Your rating has been recorded. After this turning point, American fantasy began to truly develop. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Brian Attebery begins this book with some questions you may have asked yourself.

Strategies of fantasy – Brian Attebery – Google Books

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Indiana University Press, Account Options Sign in. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site! Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis literafure Tolkien in a concise survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre of fantasy, first exploring it as a whole, then defining its influence on American folklore.

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The book she re-reads most often and she never owns a book unless she intends to read it more than once is The Smith of Wootton Major by J. Tolkien and the Theorists Attebery does not satisfactorily discuss this development.

Brian Attebery’s The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin

Analysis of these texts shows not only that fantasy scholarship can learn from contemporary theory, but also that a close look at fantasy can overturn common assumptions about the nature of narrative. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. No trivia or quizzes yet.

References to this book Critical terms for science fiction and fantasy: Contents one Fantasy as Mode Genre Gantasy i.

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